Re: debian-installer on arm status
+++ Jeff Bailey [04-02-24 09:19 -0500]:
> On Tue, 2004-02-24 at 08:55, Wookey wrote:
> > D-B people - Is the above still true? ARM currently has (approximately) one
> > kernel per machine. Even just supporting the existing supported stuff and
> > things that have enough resources for installing Debian to be a vaguely
> > sensible thing to do (which excludes quite a lot of potential machines),
> > means at least 10 kernel udebs, and some lesser number of initrds and module
> > sets.
> That's not really that bad. Given the time limit, it's not bad enough
> that I'd spend any time worrying about it that I could spend doing
> porting work. =)
OK, fair enough.
> > Likely targets that someone cares about enough to support are:
> > Iyonix, RiscPC, Riscstation, Netwinder, Balloon, CATS, LART.
> Looking at the Woody boot disks, ARM has support for CATS, LART, RiscPC
> and Netwinder there. Are these other ones new machines that are
> supported, or did they fit somehow boot off of those other images?
They are new, although Riscstation and Iyonix have been supported with
special-case bootfloppies stuff for a while now.
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